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Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters regarding his...

Thomas A. Hendricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0635
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hendricks’ correspondence as well as a few receipts and checks ranging from 1825 to 1885. A speech given by his nephew Thomas at a Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Celebration at Thomas A. Hendricks School in Shelbyville, Indiana is also included. The oversized portion of the collection consists of resolutions passed by various communities and organizations after Hendricks’ deathCorrespondents include William English, Benjamin Harrison, Governor...

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